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Reaching pregnant women through art

In this video Grammy-winning singer Maya Azucena talks about, a website that harnesses the power of art and social media to increase community engagement in the fight to improve maternal...

Katja, UNFPA

Finally some good news for pregnant women

This will be a day to remember. If you haven’t already read the report Trends in Maternal Mortality, I encourage you to do so. According to this new report, maternal deaths worldwide drop by thir...

Jane, 34 Million Friends of UNF

Reflections on the Pill and gender equality

Gender equality is our only way forward.  To make it a reality, ensuring access to contraception is vital. I was to marry Jay Roberts on August 14, 1965. I was 24. My periods were regular so I fig...

Claire, Ashoka

Mobile phones for maternal health

How can we use cell phones for social change? With Ushahidi, we can help regnant and laboring women around the world. As mobile and web technologies become increasingly accessible to those living i...

Mary, Co-Founder, All Our Lives

Access to contraception begins with questions on the ground

EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS BLOG-POST GOT THE MOST VOTES AND IS THEREFORE THE WINNING BLOG-POST! How do we best ensure modern contraceptive access for over 200 million women worldwide — the one in six wo...

Senator Bill, Save the Children

Honoring mothers worldwide

On Mother's Day, Americans recognize the amazing women whose dedication has shaped our families and lives. But let's not forget to honor mothers worldwide. They nurture the future by giving child...

Mary, Co-Founder, All Our Lives

It affects us all: Maternal healthcare

Though many politicians in the U.S. believe that maternal healthcare is unnecessary, maternal healthcare should be universal and guaranteed for every woman. Last year, the US debate over health ref...

Jillian C., Global Voices Online

Helping unwed mothers in Morocco through entrepreneurship

[caption id="attachment_106217" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Image by Hisham G., photo by Opus "][/caption] Aicha Ech Chenna has just been awarded the world's largest faith-based pr...

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